Word of the Day – Crubeen

By August 17, 2017Word of the Day

Crubeen (noun)


A boiled pig’s trotter as food.

Mid 19th century: from Irish crúibín, diminutive of crúb ‘claw, hoof’.

Example sentences

“The crubeen I had to eat as a child will haunt me forever.”

Word of the Day – Itinerant

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Itinerant (adj) (noun)


Travelling from place to place. / A person who travels from place to place.

Late 16th century (used to describe a judge travelling on a circuit): from late Latin itinerant- ‘travelling’, from the verb itinerari, from Latin iter, itiner- ‘journey, road’.

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